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A strong thunderstorm in Istria, 20.000 bolts of lightning across the sky

Heavy rains and torrents caused numerous traffic difficulties, and due to flooded roads, the Istrian Y was blocked

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Foto-ilustracija: Flickr/Sergiu Bacioiu

The frightening thunderstorm has struck the area of Istria today, and over 20.000 bolts of lightning were recorded over the sky.

The storm has caught the parts of Croatia: Streets are flooded, people stuck in their cars, they are waiting for help

The thunderstorm that affected Istria this morning from the southwest is huge, so far almost 20,000 lightning strikes have been reported, and there are still some thunderous activities, Istramet said.

Thousands of lightning strikes over Istria were also reported yesterday afternoon when a large amount of rain fell on this area.

Heavy rains and torrents caused numerous traffic difficulties, and due to flooded roads, the Istrian Y was blocked.

VIDEO: Hail in the streets, a storm hit Belgrade: 

(Telegraf.co.uk / Tanjug)

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